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Liebfrauenkirche

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Address: Liebfrauenstr. 2, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: +49 651 75801
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Small-Group Trier Day Trip from Frankfurt
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Gorgeous light and foundations from the 4th century.

The church has got modern stained glass windows who give a dramatic light inside. Very impressive is the glass pyramid in which one can see about three meters down to the ground... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
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Chico, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

One of the top four or five sites to visit in Trier, and a wonderfully well-preserved. For Gothic architecture fans, this is a must-make pilgrimage, since its the oldest known gothic edifice in Germany, and of course ties in historically to the romanesque church foundations from an earlier era supporting it. Its non-standard cruciform layout and its relationship to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The church has got modern stained glass windows who give a dramatic light inside. Very impressive is the glass pyramid in which one can see about three meters down to the ground levels of the 4th, 6th, 8th, 10th and 11th century!

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Thank LloydxMarcel
Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Entering we realized that it is a central church which was a bit surprising and gave same interest to this building which probably suffered during WWII. New glass windows and paintings on the columns.

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Berkeley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite church. Linked to the massive cathedral next door it provides a very different, more personal and inspiring experience. The stained glass windows are modern and replace windows destroyed by allied bombing during the war. The morning light baths the interior in amazing colors. The ceiling is painted with beautiful floral motives. A great place for introspection... More 

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Salzburg, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Right in the centre and only a few steps away from the major attractions in Trier. Take a seat, close your eyes and feel the surroundings

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

While the Dom (Cathedral) understandably gets a lot of attention the Liebfrauenkirche is a great place to visit. I arrived at closing time (18h00) but was fortunate enough to sneak in with a group of history buffs who were being given a guided tour of the church. I joined the group for a fascinating tour of this beautiful church. Another... More 

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Rochester, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is actually two churches, both of which have interesting histories. They are attached, but are very different from each other.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I was impressed with the beauty of some of the windows and artefacts in the church. It is plainer than many I have seen which I find more in keeping with worship.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Wow this was awesome, I have pics that I will post in a full review. Highly recommend it and if your catholic, I recommend a service here on Sundays.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Easy to miss since it is right next to the cathedral, it is a highlight of any trip to Trier. As a mexican, I have been to a LOT of catholic churches in many different styles, from many different periods, yet still found this one very pretty and photogenic. If one reads a bit about it beforehand, it becomes more... More 

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